Fifth or Throat Chakra
This post is part of a series on the chakras. For details on the information provided for each chakra, be sure to read the Legend to this series.
Focal Point: Neck, throat
Element: In classical texts ‘ether’, which can be understood as energy or vibration
Life Aspects/Themes: Associated with self-expression, communication, authenticity, and integrity.
Body Systems/Organs: Mouth, ears, throat, vocal cords
Foods: Sea plants, soups, high-water fruits like melons, juices
Strengthening Activities: Singing; chanting; verbal and music creative activities
Yoga Asanas: Neck openers, shoulder openers, head rolls
Mantra: Ham (pronounced ‘Hum’)
Yantra: Circle inside upside down triangle, 16 petals
Intuitive Sympathy: Verbal – clairaudience, ‘hearing’
Spiritual Gateway(s): Spirit communication; Prophecy; Symbolism
Spiritual/Religious Paths: Spiritualism; Prophecy; Kabbalah
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